Travis E. Poling
Construction crews work on North St. Mary's Street. The project, part of the 2017 bond, continues to drag on, much to business owners' dismay.
San Antonio's storied St. Mary's Strip is on readers' minds.
's cover investigation into the area's ongoing issues with construction, parking, noise complaints and neighborhood pushback was our most read story of the week. Perhaps that shouldn't be surprising given the Strip's 40-year history as a key music, nightlife and dining destination.
But it looks like readers' minds were on more than entertainment. The next three stories ranked by clicks all dealt with incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott, who's up for reelection this fall. Those pieces looked at his continued opposition to legalizing marijuana, the dogwhistle racism in his campaign rhetoric and a study suggesting he's got the most transphobic media presence of any U.S. governor.